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  • His favourite word is parks.

Conservative MP for Thornhill (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 61.40% of the vote.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, I will enthusiastically encourage all fellow members of the House to join me in supporting Bill S-5, the Nááts’ihch’oh national park reserve act. As ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, can the Minister of National Defence please update the House on the status of Operation Impact, Canada's contribution to the fight against the terrorist ...

Voted Yes on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Posted on Twitter And now back to work; first order of business..debate on creation of a new northern park.. Nááts'ihch'oh National Park

Posted on Twitter Parliamentarians united in standing against hate and terror..party leaders exchange handshakes and hugs

Posted on Twitter Canadians will not be intimidated - @pmharper says new security legislation to be expedited

Posted on Twitter Emotional, inspiring moments as the Commons saluted the Sgt at Arms..hero of yesterday's tragic events

Posted on Twitter Paid respects to Cpl Cirillo at Ottawa War Memorial on way to Parliament this morning. We mourn his loss.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Thanks to all for messages of concern and support during lockdown

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted No on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my hon. colleague for his obvious commitment to the rivers and natural places across the GTA. With regard to the question of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Peter Kent wants Joe Oliver to fund HPV vaccine for boys Conservative MP Peter Kent, who spent much of this year being treated for throat and tongue cancer, says he's going to ask federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver to consider funding HPV vaccinations for boys in the 2015 budget. Kent revealed over the summer ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Hong Kong Mr. Speaker, Canada is home to a large population of Canadians who were born in Hong Kong. I am proud to represent many in my riding ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Cy Tokmakjian's 15-year sentence 'outrageous,' Peter Kent says A Toronto-area MP says a local businessman sentenced in Cuba to 15 years in prison should be sent back to Canada. Peter Kent says Cy Tokmakjian could be expelled from the Caribbean country or transferred to a Canadian facility instead of serving out his ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Cy Tokmakjian's 15-year sentence 'outrageous,' Peter Kent says Cy Tokmakjian, who owns of the Ontario-based automotive company Tokmakjian Group, could be expelled from the Caribbean country or transferred to a Canadian facility instead of serving out his sentence there, Peter Kent said Sunday. "It's obvious an ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Parks Canada Mr. Speaker, our Conservative government created the Rouge national urban park act, which will result in the first urban national park in our country. Last year, ...

Spoke in the House on HPV Vaccination Program Mr. Speaker, I rise today to thank colleagues on both sides of this House for the kind words and prayers during my recent medical bout with ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun (blog) PETER KENT'S CANCER: will it help with public funding of HPV vaccination in ... Conservative MP Peter Kent recently disclosed his battle against tongue and throat cancer, caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). The upside of Kent's experience is that it may help convince more parents to get their sons vaccinated against HPV. And it ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca 'I'm really lucky': Conservative MP Peter Kent opens up about stage 4 cancer and ... OTTAWA – Just before Christmas last year, Conservative MP Peter Kent discovered a lump in his throat. Doctors thought it was a minor cyst, but after an operation in February they made a much more ominous diagnosis: carcinoma in his lymph nodes.

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Peter Kent remembers Jim Flaherty ... Kent remembers Jim Flaherty. By Peter Kent Member of Parliament, Thornhill. Jim Flaherty and Peter Kent take part in a photo opportunity after making an announcement regarding ;. Jim Flaherty and Peter Kent take part in a photo opportunity after making an announcement regarding funding towards the Rouge National Urban Park in Scarborough, Ont., on Friday, May 25, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan ... was the Minister of the Environment between 2011 and 2013. He's currently the MP for Thornhill, Ont.

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Kitchener—Conestoga. I am delighted to speak today in support of economic action plan 2014. ...

Spoke in the House on Anti-Israel Boycott Campaign Mr. Speaker, Sodastream, an Israeli company that employs some 900 Palestinians, has become one of the targets of a dishonest boycott, divestment, and sanctions campaign that ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill S-15, An Act to amend the Canada National Parks Act and ... As usual, I'll begin with a brief statement and then would be pleased to answer any questions that members may have. As you know, there are ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Review of the Draft Federal Sustainable Development Strategy 2013-2016 Thank you, Chair. It's always a pleasure to visit. Let me start off by expressing my sincere appreciation for the opportunity to discuss the 2013-2016 draft ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2013-14: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 under ... Thank you, Mr. Chair and committee members. Good morning. Good morning, everyone. Mr. Chair, I will start by expressing my sincere appreciation to the committee for ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 425 to 432 (Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012) ... Thank you, Chair. Good afternoon, colleagues. As you have heard, with me today is my deputy minister, Bob Hamilton; the CEO of Parks Canada, Alan Latourelle; ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee of the Standing Committee on Finance on Bill C-38 committee on Bill C-38, Part 3 (Responsible Resource Development) Thank you. Good morning, honourable members. Mr. Chair, I am pleased to be here this morning as you commence your study of Bill C-38. I will ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2012-13: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good afternoon, Mr. Chair and members of the committee, for this abbreviated session, circumstances being what they are. With me today are ...